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Schematic ofSteam Turbine Lube System
Turbine Components Requiring Lubrication
Typical Turbine and Bearing Oil Flow
Hydrodynamic OilWedge Principle
Turbine Components Requiring Lubrication (cont.)
Steam Turbine -Control system
Gas Turbine -Control system
MOOG Servo Valve
Valve -Wear and Sticking
Lubrication requirements
Factors affecting fluid performance
Base oil evaluation
Typical Turbine Oil Composition
Additives for Lubricants
Typical turbine oil additives may include
Basic Lubricant Oxidation Mechanism
Two types of oil oxidation
If a Turbine Oil is Not Sufficiently Stable
How Anti-Oxidants Work
Assessing Oxidative Stability
Assessing Thermal Stability
Aeration and Foaming
Aeration and foaming
Effect of silicone anti-foamagents on ARV
Dangers of Excessive Aeration and Foam
Visible Foam in Oil Reservoir
Principle Causes of Excessive Aeration
Aeration and foaming: equipment and operation
Dangers of excessive aeration
Diagnosis of aeration / foaming problems
Sources of Water Contamination
When Water is Present in a Turbine System
Excesses Amount of Water can Cause:
Causes of Reduced Demulsibility
Measuring Water Separation Steam Demulsibility (IP 19)
Measuring Corrosion Protection Rust test ASTM D 665 / IP 135
Causes of Poor Turbine Oil Filterability
Measuring Filterability
Filterability and cleanliness of turbine oils
Filterability of fluids important
Extra Load Carrying Capacity
Measuring Load Carrying Capacity FZG Spur Gear Test Rig –DIN ISO 14635-1
Field cases
Low quality oils
The right oil makes all the difference
Why Flush?
Principles of Flushing
Requirements of a flushing fluid
Turbine oil flushing and filling
Checklist & Tips -some points to consider
Outline procedure
Oil condition monitoring
Oil condition monitoring -implementation
Suggested turbine oil condition monitoring
Monitoring –tests and alert levels (mainly from D4378)
Estimated oil life
Why RPVOT test ?
OCM Turbo T in steam turbine application
OCM Turbo GT, GE Fr 6B gas turbine
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Lubrication Book
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Published by: realstrojman on Apr 04, 2013
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